A look at how trend-following strategies worked to anticipate and contend with the pandemic crisis of early 2020 as compared to previous crisis events.
Results from the 2020 Global Survey of Financial Professionals reveal optimistic growth goals and the opportunity for professionals to recalibrate strategy and rethink business models.
Taking measure of reopening progress in the US, with a look at the risk dynamics and potential market effects of a COVID-19 “second wave.”
Multi-asset credit (MAC) investing provides investors the chance to gain exposure to a globally diverse mix in a single portfolio.
Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek discusses the shape of the recovery, likely winners and losers, the outlook for bonds, and what risks may lie ahead.
Why increasing case counts may not be the best metric to look at when considering the potential market impact of a COVID-19 second wave.
Even when investors believe they have diversification, they may not. Taking top-level approaches to volatility can help manage risk.
A look at how investors can seek to manage volatility risk while staying invested as markets contend with the COVID-19 crisis and its aftermath.
Identifying a portfolio’s risk factors – the underlying investment exposures that drive returns – is a critical step in the asset allocation process.
AlphaSimplex Client Portfolio Manager Peter Martin likens his approach to investment portfolios to his experience coaching youth sports.
Investors may want to consider elevated volatility risk as they think about positioning portfolios for a COVID-19 market recovery.
See why monitoring portfolio allocations for drift, and rebalancing as necessary, has the potential to generate meaningful benefits for clients.
Institutions face an environment without precedent in global politics, finance and economics. They are developing creative solutions to navigate it, drawing on a wider variety of assets and resources than ever to pursue their investment mandates.
In light of the US starting to reopen, a look at the risk dynamics and potential market effects of a COVID-19 “second wave.”
Analysis of 20-year returns suggests that sector diversification may be a more effective defensive strategy than favoring growth or value equity styles.
Portfolio Manager Jens Peers discusses Mirova’s sustainable investing strategies in the context of the coronavirus pandemic and market volatility.
Insights into how ETF trading volumes and pricing have been affected by COVID-19 market volatility.
While fiscal and monetary responses to the COVID-19 economic crisis have given markets reasons for optimism, risks and challenges remain.
See how moderate portfolios varied by geographic region at the end of 2019 in the Natixis Investment Managers Global Portfolio Barometer.
COVID-19 supply and demand shocks are being met with historic monetary and fiscal measures – should businesses and investors be concerned about inflation?
Short-duration fixed income ETFs have the potential to deliver portfolios risk-managed alpha in down markets.
As governments worldwide enact fiscal measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we look at three potential market scenarios for investors to consider.
Intangible assets like patents account for a growing percentage of company balance sheets and can have a significant impact on business valuations.
A diverse workforce challenges conventional thinking and creates a more dynamic and rewarding work environment. It may also lead to better experiences for clients.
Despite a constructive backdrop and continued positive economic data, it’s important for investors to remain risk-aware.
Esty Dwek, Head of Global Market Strategy for Dynamic Solutions, shares her thoughts on ten investment risk considerations.
Explore the pros and cons of four distinct methods of model portfolio construction: customized, optimized, straight line, and straight line thematic.
Incorporating sustainability analysis in an investment strategy may help uncover opportunities and avoid potential risks.
Watch this brief introduction to Natixis Portfolio Clarity®, an institutional-quality portfolio analysis service for financial professionals.
Six midyear asset allocation trends derived from in-depth analysis of financial advisor moderate model portfolios submitted to Natixis Portfolio Clarity®.
Uncovering the potential for manager risk in smart beta indexing approaches.
Comparing the benefits and risks of three investment vehicles that investors can consider when planning for short-term expenses.
How selecting smart beta strategies with active oversight and implementation in volatile markets may help manage risk.
Portfolio Manager Kathryn Kaminski on how trend-following strategies can help manage risk and diversification by going long and short on various assets.
Two cybersecurity experts offer safety tips and answer questions about breaches, artificial intelligence, hacking, insider threats and data protection.
Biomedical and thermodynamic innovators give first-hand accounts of how they disrupted and transformed their industries and what the future may hold.
Investors interested in strategies designed to withstand volatile and declining equity markets may want to consider minimum volatility exchange-traded funds.
Although China’s economy holds great promise for investors, it remains to be seen whether it can lead on trade, human rights and climate change issues.
The former president of Colombia discusses the complex state of international relations and its future impact on trade, finance, security, and human rights.
Overview of alternative investment solutions designed for alpha differentiation, volatility management, downside mitigation, and interest rate mitigation.
Renowned portfolio managers discuss how active managers can differentiate themselves from passive competitors – and how they can meet clients’ new demands.
Equity substitutes, equity complements, and equity diversifiers. All of these strategies may play a role in risk mitigation, but they do so in different ways.
With the return of market volatility, professional fund buyers reveal their top concerns–and how they plan to meet their goals despite them.
Three ways institutional investors are preparing for a market shift – and how they plan to balance risk management with investment return.